Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship (BTAR)


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Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


This prestigious and exclusive scholarship is offered to excellent students with high leadership talent. It provides financial support to potential graduates who are pursuing studies at Bachelor’s Degree level at any IPTA or IPTS in the country. Recipients of this scholarship are named Tunku Scholars.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  1. Citizen of Malaysia.
  2. Not more than 25 years of age at the closing date.
  3. School leavers of STPM / Asasi / Matriculation / Diploma* who achieved a CGPA of 3.50 and above and/or also open to full-time graduates of Bachelor’s Degree at IPTA or IPTS in the country who obtain a minimum CGPA of 3.50, and have at least 2 years remaining to finish their studies.
  4. High Credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM level.
  5. Possesses the characteristics of outstanding leadership and active participation in extra-curricular activities, especially at school or university.
  6. Short-listed applicants will be required to attend a Leadership Traits Observation programme and attend the Selection Interview sessions arranged by YTAR.

*The awarding of BTAR is subject to the applicant receiving an entry into a local IPT in the country.

Preferred Discipline
  • Accounting & Business
  • Arts & Communication
  • Aviation & Maritime
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Education & Languages
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Environmental & Marine
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Law & Humanities
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Medicine, Health & Sciences
Amount Info

The scholarship amount is in accordance with the current approved amount.

To preserve the status of BTAR as a prestigious and exclusive scholarship, any Tunku Scholar who fails to maintain the achievement of the CGPA of 3.50 and above may be given a penalty such as being downgraded to the:

How to apply for Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship (BTAR)

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Only candidates who have attended the Leadership Traits Observation programme will be called for the Selection Interview. Candidates who are not contacted after 3 months from the closing date of the application are considered unsuccessful.

Application form with the required documents MUST be sent at the following address:

Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman
A-10-10, Menara UOA Bangsar,
No. 5 Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
59000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman
A-10-10, Menara UOA Bangsar,
No. 5 Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
59000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.


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